Police found the body of a newborn boy floating in the Kyunagawa River in Tokyo's Edogawa Ward on Thursday afternoon.
According to police, they received a call just after 4 p.m. from a middle school student who reported that something resembling a doll was floating in the river. Authorities arrived to discover the body of the infant with the umbilical cord still attached. The body had no visible injuries.
Police believe about five days to one week had passed since the baby died.© News reports